A Church Like No Other, Sagrada Familia


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Our first impression was definitely dominated by the enormous scale of the building, but on closer inspection, it’s the details that make this structure even more… CONTINUE READING >>


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Our first impression was definitely dominated by the enormous scale of the building, but on closer inspection, it’s the details that make this structure even more… CONTINUE READING >>

Barcelona’s Breathtaking (and Seuss-like) Basilica

Barcelona has many treasures, but one stood out to us above all the others, literally and figuratively, Sagrada Família.

The massive church is without a doubt the pinnacle of architect and designer Antoni Gaudí’s incredible career. And we do mean pinnacle. Huge spires rise into the sky over fifty stories high – and it’s not even finished yet… CONTINUE READING >>

Barcelona has many treasures, but one stood out to us above all the others, literally and figuratively, Sagrada Família.

The massive church is without a doubt the pinnacle of architect and designer Antoni Gaudí’s incredible career. And we do mean pinnacle. Huge spires rise into the sky over fifty stories high – and it’s not even finished yet… CONTINUE READING >>

Empty Nest Antidote: A Full Life

Check us out! We landed on the front page of Huffington Post 50!

The Huffington Post Ann Brenoff

They are the anti-empty nesters. When David and Veronica James’ last child left for college, they metaphorically stripped down to their underwear and did a happy dance. Job done; case closed; new life chapter about to be written.

Today, they are best-known as the Gypsy Nesters — the married-for-almost-three-decades couple who gave up their brick-and-mortar home for a virtual home on the road. They are semi-retired boomers who roam the globe full-time, approaching each day as an adventure and celebrating the freedom of being unshackled from the responsibilities of parenthood.

Their motto: Our only plan is to not have a plan.

The Jameses see themselves as both… CONTINUE READING >>

Check us out! We landed on the front page of Huffington Post 50!

The Huffington Post Ann Brenoff

They are the anti-empty nesters. When David and Veronica James’ last child left for college, they metaphorically stripped down to their underwear and did a happy dance. Job done; case closed; new life chapter about to be written.

Today, they are best-known as the Gypsy Nesters — the married-for-almost-three-decades couple who gave up their brick-and-mortar home for a virtual home on the road. They are semi-retired boomers who roam the globe full-time, approaching each day as an adventure and celebrating the freedom of being unshackled from the responsibilities of parenthood.

Their motto: Our only plan is to not have a plan.

The Jameses see themselves as both… CONTINUE READING >>

The Quirky Cathedral San Lorenzo

We have an affinity for quirky architecture. The Cathedral San Lorenzo is as quirky as it gets.

The facade, with the black and white layered stripes of marble and slate is typical of Genoa (or Genova to the Italians), was finished in 1312.

AND a bomb is housed… CONTINUE READING >>

We have an affinity for quirky architecture. The Cathedral San Lorenzo is as quirky as it gets.

The facade, with the black and white layered stripes of marble and slate is typical of Genoa (or Genova to the Italians), was finished in 1312.

AND a bomb is housed… CONTINUE READING >>